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Betty Little announces retirement

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NEW YORK | New York state Republican Sen. Betty Little has announced that she will not be running for re-election in 2020, choosing not to run against five-year-long Clinton County treasurer and Democratic Senate runner Kimberly Davis. Read more

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Without a doubt this last week has been deeply uncomfortable for anyone watching the Intelligence committee’s hearing in Congress. Read more

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NORTH COUNTRY | The race for the 21st Congressional District seat gained national attention over the weekend. Read more

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As the Representative for one of the largest constituencies of seniors in the country, it is my obligation to bring attention to the important issues that surround them and their families. Read more

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Clearly Richard Barney of Ticonderoga has mistaken me for someone else. I have not been building an IRA estate for my heirs, therefore cheating other taxpayers. Read more

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CHAZY | Congresswoman for the 21st District, Elise Stefanik, made a tour of the North Country recently. One of the places she visited and toured was Giroux poultry farm in Chazy on Aug. 2. The visit was made after stopping at the Giroux apple farm. Read more

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Well, I’ll be darned. Congress had us convinced that they would only soak the rich with higher taxes, but being clever rascals, they are currently restructuring your IRA and 401 accounts that you’ve been saving in for 20 to 30 years. Read more

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In 1985 while playing a pickup game of softball, I chased down a foul ball. Even though it hit the ground and there was no play to be made, I charged the ball hard and stuck my left leg in the ground and leaned, apparently awkwardly, with my... Read more

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Now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is complete and his report has been released to Congress and the American public, policy makers on both sides of the aisle have an opportunity to come together and take actionable steps to... Read more

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SOUTH BURLINGTON | At a Burlington airport news conference recently, Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) unveiled H.R. 946, new legislation moving through Congress, that will crack down on unwanted and often predatory robocalls. Read more

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A study of the history of the Supreme Court reveals an in­teresting pattern. With this in mind, I have come to some conclusions. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Provisions of the 2019-20 New York state budget recently passed by the state legislature could have a substantial impact on New York county budgets, according to a top local official. Read more

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It is evident by the opinion letters in “Florida Today” that Republicans have short memories. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The government shutdown is now over. Read more

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Has the competition between the parties caused such a divide that our government will fail to function as designed by the founders? Read more

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MONTPELIER | Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vermont) is among the estimated 70 members of Congress who have declined pay during the shutdown of the U.S. government, according to a Jan. 10 CNN story... Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Schuylerville) has signed onto legislation that aims to prevent future government shutdowns. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A little bit of time, and a set of old clothes, are all it takes. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Schuylerville) is preparing for the launch of her her campaign to empower female candidates this Thursday in Washington Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Schuylerville) broke with her party on Thursday by joining Democrats in voting to end the partial government shutdown. Read more

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